Over $150,000 Buyer's Guide 2014

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Aston-Martin-Rapide-S

Aston Martin Rapide S
Base Price: $210,500
Engine: 6.0L V12
Horsepower/ Torque: 550 hp, 457 lb-ft
Transmission: 6-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 4.9 sec
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 18.1 / 12.2
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: FMR
Top Speed: 306 km/h
What’s new? Power upgrade, re-styled exterior, price reduction
Website: astonmartin.com

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S
Base Price: $195,941
Engine: 6.0L V12
Horsepower/ Torque: 565 hp, 457 lb-ft
Transmission: 6-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 3.9 sec. (est.)
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy):18.0 / 12.4 (est.)
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: FMR
Top Speed: 330 km/h
What’s new? Automatic gearbox, steering system, carbon fibre interior package
Website: astonmartin.com

Aston Martin Vanquish 

Aston Martin Vanquish
Base Price: $296,000
Engine: 6.0L V12
Horsepower/ Torque: 565 hp, 457 lb-ft
Transmission: 6-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 4.1 sec. (est.)
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 18.0 / 12.4 (est.)
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: FR
Top Speed: 295 km/h
What’s new? Replace DBS as Aston flagship
Website: astonmartin.com

Bentley-Continental-GT-Speed

Bentley Continental GT Speed
Base Price: $262,570
Engine: 6.0L twin-turbocharged W12
Horsepower/ Torque: 616 hp, 590 lb-ft
Transmission: 8-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 4.2 sec.
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 22.2/ 10.1
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: FA
Top Speed: 329 km/h
What’s new? Convertible model available
Website: bentleymotors.com

Bentley-Flying-Spur

Bentley Flying Spur
Base Price: $242,660
Engine: 6L twin-turbocharged W12
Horsepower/ Torque: 616 hp, 590 lb-ft
Transmission: 8-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 4.6 sec
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 22.4/ 10.2
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: FR
Top Speed: 320 km/h
What’s new? Moves away from Continental bodywork, all new for 2014
Website: bentleymotors.com

Bentley Mulsanne

Bentley Mulsanne
Base Price: $361,680
Engine: 6.8L twin-turbocharged V8
Horsepower/ Torque: 505 hp, 752 lb-ft
Transmission: 8-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 5.3 sec
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 25.3/ 11.8
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: FR
Top Speed: 296 km/h
What’s new? Interior package, paint, entertainment
Website: bentleymotors.com

BMW-i8

BMW i8
Base Price: $160,000 (est.)
Engine: 1.5L 3-cyl. with electric motor
Horsepower/ Torque: 362 hp, 420 lb-ft
Transmission: 6-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 4.4 sec
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 2.5 (combined gas/ electric)
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: FF (electric), FR (gasoline), FA (combined)
Top Speed: 250 km/h
What’s new? Brand new model utilizing BMW’s i technology
Website: bmw.ca

Bugatti-Veyron-Vitesse

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse
Base Price: $2,600,000 (est.) ($2,400,000 USD)
Engine: 8.0L quad-turbocharged W16
Horsepower/ Torque: 1,200 hp, 1,106 lb-ft
Transmission: 7-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 2.6 sec
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 37.2/ 14.9
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: FA
Top Speed: 408.84 km/h
What’s new? Fastest convertible ever
Website: bugatti.com

Ferrari-458-Italia

Ferrari 458 Italia
Base Price: $275,900 ($305,900 Spyder)
Engine: 4.5L V8
Horsepower/ Torque: 570 hp, 398 lb-ft
Transmission: 7-speed F1 automatic
0-100 km/h: 3.4 sec
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 13.3 (combined)
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: MR
Top Speed: 325 km/h
What’s new? ‘Speciale’ edition available with an added 26 hp, aero and technical updates
Website: ferrari.com

Ferrari-California

Ferrari California
Base Price: $201,290
Engine: 4.3L V8
Horsepower/ Torque: 483 hp, 372 lb-ft
Transmission: 7-speed F1 automatic
0-100 km/h: 3.9 sec
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 13.1 (combined)
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: FMR
Top Speed: 312 km/h
What’s new? Revamped model coming for 2015
Website: ferrari.com

Ferrari-F12-Berlinetta

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta
Base Price: $349,000
Engine: 6.3L V12
Horsepower/ Torque: 731 hp, 509 lb-ft
Transmission: 7-speed F1 automatic
0-100 km/h: 3.1 sec
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 15.0 (combined)
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: FR
Top Speed: 340 km/h
What’s new? Spyder edition rumoured for late 2014
Website: ferrari.com

Ferrari FF

Ferrari FF
Base Price: $349,900
Engine: 6.3L V12
Horsepower/ Torque: 652 hp, 504 lb-ft
Transmission: 7-speed F1 automatic
0-100 km/h: 3.7 sec
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 15.4 (combined)
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: FMA
Top Speed: 355 km/h
What’s new? Largely unchanged for 2014
Website: ferrari.com

LaFerrari

LaFerrari
Base Price: $1,200,000 (USD est.)
Engine: 6.3L V12 w/ HY-KERS electric motor
Horsepower/ Torque: 963 hp, 663 lb-ft
Transmission: 7-speed F1 automatic
0-100 km/h: <3.0 sec
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 14.2 (est.)
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: MR
Top Speed: >350 km/h
What’s new? All-new successor to the Enzo, only 499 units
Website: laferrari.com

Jaguar-XKR-S-GT

Jaguar XKR-S GT
Base Price: $179,000
Engine: 5.0L supercharged V8
Horsepower/ Torque: 550 hp, 502 lb-ft
Transmission: 6-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 3.9 sec
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): TBA
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: FR
Top Speed: 300 km/h
What’s new? New car, limited to 30 units
Website: jaguar.com/ca

Lamborgini-Aventador-LP-700-4

Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4
Base Price: $430,000 ($485,000 Roadster)
Engine: 6.5L V12
Horsepower/ Torque: 700 hp, 507 lb-ft
Transmission: 7-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 2.9 sec
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 24.7/ 10.7
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: MR
Top Speed: 350 km/h
What’s new? Roadster version w/ redesigned rear decklid
Website: lamborghini.com

Lamborghini-Galalrdo-LP-560-4

Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4
Base Price: TBA
Engine: 5.2L V10
Horsepower/ Torque: 560 hp, 397 lb-ft
Transmission: 6-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 3.7 sec
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 20.7/ 9.6
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: MA
Top Speed: 325 km/h
What’s new? New Gallardo, redesigned front/ rear fascia, larger intakes, new wheels
Website: lamborghini.com

Lamborghini-Gallardo-LP-570-4-Squadra-Corse

Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Squadra Corse
Base Price: $259,100 (USD)
Engine: 5.2L V10
Horsepower/ Torque: 570 hp, 397 lb-ft
Transmission: 6-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 3.4 sec
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 20.4/ 9.4
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: MA
Top Speed: 320 km/h
What’s new? New special edition honouring Blancpain Super Trofeo race car, only 15 editions built
Website: lamborghini.com

Maserati-GranTurismo-MC

Maserati GranTurismo MC
Base Price: $161,800
Engine: 4.7L V8
Horsepower/ Torque: 454 hp, 383 lb-ft
Transmission: 6-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 5.0 sec. (est.)
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 18.0/ 11.2
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: FR
Top Speed: 298 km/h (est.)
What’s new? Front splitter, carbon fibre hood
Website: maserati.com

McLaren-12C

McLaren 12C
Base Price: $259,000 ($289,000)
Engine: 3.8L twin-turbocharged V8
Horsepower/ Torque: 616 hp, 443 lb-ft
Transmission: 7-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 3.1 sec.
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 11.7 (combined)
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: MR
Top Speed: 333 km/h
What’s new? Updated AIS infotainment system, 30 Can-Am editions
Website: mclarenautomotive.com

McLaren-P1

McLaren P1
Base Price: $1,185,000 (USD)
Engine: 3.8L twin-turbocharged V8 w/ KERS electric motor
Horsepower/ Torque: 903 hp, 664 lb-ft
Transmission: 7-speed automated manual
0-100 km/h: 2.8 sec.
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy):8.4 (combined gasoline/ electric)
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: MR
Top Speed: 350 km/h
What’s new? All-new hyper car, limited to 375 units, Launch, Track, Race, Sport, and E mode
Website: mclarenautomotive.com

Mercedes-Benz-CL-65

Mercedes-Benz CL 65 AMG
Base Price: $243,000
Engine: 6.0L twin-turbocharged V12
Horsepower/ Torque: 621 hp, 738 lb-ft
Transmission: 5-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 4.4 sec.
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 17.4/ 10.9
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: FR
Top Speed: 250 km/h
What’s new? AVANTGARDE package, safety upgrades
Website: mercedes-benz.ca

Mercedes-Benz-S-63-AMG-4MATIC

Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG 4MATIC
Base Price: $151,600
Engine: 5.5L twin-turbocharged V8
Horsepower/ Torque: 577 hp, 664 lb-ft
Transmission: 7-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 4.0 sec.
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 15.6/ 10.7
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: FA
Top Speed: 300 km/h
What’s new? All new for 2014, Parktronic, collision prevention and warmth and comfort package standard, temporary manual M transmission mode
Website: mercedes-benz.ca

Mercedes-Benz-S-65-AMG

Mercedes-Benz S 65 AMG
Base Price: TBA
Engine: 6.0L twin-turbocharged V12
Horsepower/ Torque: 621 hp, 738 lb-ft
Transmission: 7-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 4.2 sec.
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 17.4/ 10.9 (est.)
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: FR
Top Speed: 250 km/h
What’s new? All-new for 2015
Website: mercedes-benz.ca

Mercedes-Benz-SLS-AMG-Black-Series

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series
Base Price: $294,000
Engine: 6.2L V8
Horsepower/ Torque: 622 hp, 468 lb-ft
Transmission: 7-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 3.6 sec
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 18.0/ 12.4
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: FR
Top Speed: 315 km/h
What’s new? Power upgrade, AMG Ride Control, AMG differential lock
Website: mercedes-benz.ca

Mercedes SLS AMG GT

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT
Base Price: $217,900 ($224,200 Roadster)
Engine: 6.2L V8
Horsepower/ Torque: 583 hp, 479 lb-ft
Transmission: 7-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 3.7 sec
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 19.9/ 9.3
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: FR
Top Speed: 320 km/h
What’s new? Power upgrade, suspension upgrade, wheel options, Final Edition (shown) with exposed carbon hood, carbon front/ rear splitters, forged light-alloy wheels (limited to 350 units)
Website: mercedes-benz.ca

Pagani-Huayra

Pagani Huayra
Base Price: $1,800,000 (USD)
Engine: 6.0L twin-turbocharged V12
Horsepower/ Torque: 700 hp, 737 lb-ft
Transmission: 7-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 3.3 sec
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 11.2 (hwy est.)
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: MR
Top Speed: 372 km/h
What’s new? Roadster model rumoured
Website: pagani.com

Porsche-911-Turbo

Porsche 911 Turbo/ Turbo S
Base Price: $169,200/ $206,600
Engine: 3.8L turbocharged flat-6 cyl.
Horsepower/ Torque: 520 hp, 524 lb-ft/ 560 hp, 553 lb-ft
Transmission: 7-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 3.3 sec/ 3.1 sec.
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 12.2/ 8.1
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: RA
Top Speed: 315 km/h, 318 km/h
What’s new? New 991 body style, active rear-axle steering, longer wheelbase, 20-inch wheels, LED lights
Website: porsche.com

Porsche-918-Spyder

Porsche 918 Spyder
Base Price: $845,000 (USD) ($929,000 Weissach Package USD)
Engine: 4.6L V8 hybrid
Horsepower/ Torque: 887 hp, 590 lb-ft
Transmission: 7-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 2.8 sec
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 3.3 (combined)
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: FR (gas or electric), FA (combined)
Top Speed: 343 km/h (345 km/h)
What’s new? Brand-new hyper car, Weissach package with carbon components, six-point belts, 77 lb. lighter, reduced insulation, no A/C
Website: porsche.ca

Porsche-Panamera-Turbo-Executive

Porsche Panamera Turbo Executive
Base Price: $184,100
Engine: 4.8L turbocharged V6
Horsepower/ Torque: 520 hp, 568 lb-ft
Transmission: 7-speed automatic
0-100 km/h: 4.2 sec.
Fuel Economy (L/100 km city/ hwy): 13.3/ 8.3
Engine/ Drivetrain Layout: FA
Top Speed: 305 km/h
What’s new? All-new Panamera, body lengthened 15 cm
Website: porsche.ca

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